noun 1. a priest, priestess, or votary of Bacchus; bacchanal. 2. a drunken reveler.
adjective 3. inclined to revelry.
thyrsi – plural for thrysus:
1. Botany . a thyrse.
2. Greek Antiquity . a staff tipped with a pine cone and sometimes twined with ivy and vine branches,
borne by Dionysus and his votaries.
1. one of the thin, narrow, shaped pieces of wood that form the sides of a cask, tub, or similar vessel.
2. a stick, rod, pole, or the like.
3. a rung of a ladder, chair, etc.
4. Prosody .
a. a verse or stanza of a poem or song.
b. the alliterating sound in a line of verse, as the w- sound in wind in the willows.
Image is a segment of painting by Giordano, Baccus mit seinem Gefolge der Faunen und Satyren